Teacher in Charge: S. MillichampRecommended Prior Learning
Through interview with Primary Industry Training Organisation Staff member and Agriculture Department staff.
This subject takes up 2 columns on the timetable (count for 2 subjects) and is designed for those students who wish to work in the primary industry sector on leaving school.
This subject will lead to a UE approved subject.
Two days on practical skills.
There may also be the opportunity for some students to do a two-day course on farm bike use and safety, which is worth extra unit standard credits.
This course is funded by the Primary Industry Training Organisation. However, each student will need to provide a 1B8 exercise book for recording information.
dairy farmer, forestry contractor, horticultural worker, vet nurse, Amenity Horticulture, Fruit Production, Vegetable Production, Nursery Production, Viticulture, Floristry, Landscaping, Horticultural Consultant, Science technician, Crop Production Manager, Forestry, Marketing Manager, Orchard Manager, Insectary Manager, Vegetable Farm Manager, Quality Controller
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.